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James A. Chiodo, 41, of Pittsburgh, was charged Saturday with public drunkenness on Broadway Street.
Doris Hills, 35, of Heidelberg, was charged Saturday with retail theft at Kmart, Chartiers Valley Shopping Center. Police said she tried to leave the store with $210.29 worth of baby clothes and formula concealed underneath a diaper bag that was in a stroller.
• A 15-year-old male from Collier was charged Saturday with public drunkenness at the Chartiers Valley High School basketball game. Police called the boy's mother and instructed her to take him to a doctor.
Zachary Janocha, 22, of Rosslyn Farms, was charged Saturday with public drunkenness after, police said, he was found staggering on Woodlawn Avenue.
• Jason Patches, 28, of Crafton, was charged Jan. 26 with retail theft. Police said he was stopped at the front door of Dollar General with $34 worth of items concealed in his clothing.
• Frank Stuparitz, 22, of Port Vue, was charged Jan. 28 with driving under the influence of alcohol and careless driving on Crafton Boulevard.
• Derek Tillman, 41, of Lower Burrell, was charged Jan. 29 with driving under the influence of alcohol, careless driving and failing to obey a stop sign on Foster Avenue.
After he was observed traveling at a high rate of speed Saturday on Bower Hill Road, Alan Pisaneschi, 45, of Scott, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, resisting arrest and numerous traffic violations, police said. He was taken to Allegheny County Jail for arraignment.
• Daniel Goscinski, 35, of Scott, was charged Friday with theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and simple trespass after, police said, items stolen from a vehicle left for service at Woltz & Wind Ford were found in his possession.
• Kim A. Maines, 51, of Washington in Washington County, was charged Feb. 1 with public intoxication and disorderly conduct after a dispute at the H20 Bar on Noblestown Road.
• Dean Vasquez, 41, of Scott, was charged Feb. 1 with defiant trespass, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief after, police said, he was accused of kicking in a door of an apartment at Carriage Park.
• Two vacuum sweepers worth $340 were reported stolen about 1:15 a.m. Feb. 2 from Walmart by two suspects who fled in a white SUV operated by a third person.
Ronald Yunker, 44, of Coraopolis, was arrested Jan. 26 on charges of criminal attempt, loitering and prowling at night and trespassing in connection with a Dec. 2 residential burglary on Washington Pike.
• Police made an arrest Feb. 1 in connection with thefts from cars reported recently in the Woodcreek Drive and Longview Drive neighborhoods off Hickory Grade Road.
Taylor Brown, 21, of Pittsburgh, was charged with receiving stolen property, access device fraud and conspiracy after police said they tracked her through use of stolen credit cards. The incidents date back to mid-September.
In a similar case, Jennifer Haberstock, 31, of New Eagle, was arrested Sunday after police received a call at 5:45 a.m. about a white female opening car doors on Locust Lane. Upon arrival, police said they found her carrying a carrying a large bag of change and saw evidence that a number of cars had been entered.
Police confiscated her vehicle and charged her with theft from a car, loitering and prowling at night and receiving stolen property.
First Published February 9, 2012 12:00 am